Vancouver Canucks 2016-17 Season Opener Roster

andrewchernoff By Andrew Chernoff

October 11, 2016

After making moves to meet its 23-man roster to for the 2016-17 season, General Manager Jim Benning is closer to finalizing the roster for the season opener on Saturday night against the Calgary Flames.

Vancouver released Tuomo Ruutu from his PTO and will waive Emerson Etem, as well as sign Jack Skille.

Anton Rodin is going to injury reserve to rehab his injured leg.

Projected Forward Lines:

#22D. Sedin-#33H.Sedin-#21Ericksson
#60Granlund-#20Sutter-#36Hansen
#47Baertschi-#53Horvat-#18Virtanen
#14Burrows-#50Gaunce-#15Dorsett

13th Forward: Skille
Injury Reserve: Anton Rodin

Projected Defense Pairings:

#23Edler-#8Tanev
#27Hutton-#44Gudbranson
#5Sbisa-Larsen

Extra: #88Tryamkin/#55Biega

Goaltenders:

#30Miller
#25Markstrom

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